HERDSA Notices 17 April 2019

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* HERDSA Conference 2019 Submissions
* New HERDSA Conference Travel Grants are available now
* Higher Education Research & Development College of Reviewers
* Expression of Interest (EOI) - Sessional Lecturers - Monash Nursing and Midwifery
* Position Vacant - Head of School and Dean, Sydney School of Health Sciences
* The Higher Education Conference 2019 - 28 & 29 Oct 2019 - Amsterdam
* Research Officer - The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
* Free Book: The Global School - Education in the Time of Digitisation
* New online first articles in Higher Education Research and Development

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HERDSA Conference 2019 Submissions
Abstract revisions due 26 April

The HERDSA Conference committee thanks all those who submitted abstracts for the 2019 conference in Auckland, 3-5 July. 

Please expect an email regarding the status of your submission by18 April. We look forward to receiving your revised abstracts at the latest by Friday 26 April. However, if you could get your abstract in earlier, we would very much appreciate it. Wishing you a relaxing Easter break. 

All travel grant applications close on 13 May. 
Early bird registration closes on 30 May. 
Pre-conference workshops will be held on 2 July
Welcome reception and poster session on 3 July, 5.30-7.00 pm
Conference dinner on 4 July, 7.00-11.00 pm 
Awards & Prizes, conference close on 5 July, 12.30-1.00 pm

Further information: https://www.herdsa2019.auckland.ac.nz/


New HERDSA Conference Travel Grants are available now
Travel Grants applications deadline 13 May 2019

The HERDSA Executive is pleased to announce SEVEN new Travel Grants to support HERDSA members to attend the conference. The new Early Career Travel Grant awards FIVE grants up to $1000 each, and the Taylor & Francis Conference Travel Grant now offers FIVE grants up to $500 each. You will know before applications close on 13 May if your submission has been accepted for the conference. So don’t miss out. Go to the website, read the information on travel grants and get started on your application now. The HERDSA Executive looks forward to receiving it.

Further information: https://www.herdsa2019.auckland.ac.nz/register/travel-grants/


Higher Education Research & Development College of Reviewers

Wanted! New members of the Higher Education Research & Development College of Reviewers. The editors are currently looking for reviewers with specific expertise on higher education in the Asia-Pacific region. Please share with colleagues you think might be interested. Thanks!

The College of Reviewers provides HERD with a pool of internationally recognised higher education scholars who are willing to review 4 to 6 manuscripts per year in HERD’s required timeframe (4 weeks). Members of the College of Reviewers meet the following criteria, based on the depth and recency of their publications: at least three peer reviewed publications in peer reviewed higher education journals in the past decade. If you would like to be considered for membership of HERD’s College of Reviewers, please send your CV, complete with details of publications to the Managing Editor, Emily Giles, herd.giles@gmail.com

Further information: http://www.herdsa.org.au/higher-education-research-development


Expression of Interest (EOI) - Sessional Lecturers - Monash Nursing and Midwifery
Closing date Friday 3 May 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

Job No.: 591618
Location: Clayton and Peninsula campus
Employment Type: Casual
Duration: Casual appointment 

The Opportunity
Monash Nursing and Midwifery is now seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from suitably qualified and experienced nurses and midwives. Register to be part of a sessional pool to teach and undertake assessment marking in our undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

We are looking for sessionals with experience in a variety of areas:
• Acute medical/surgical
• Public health
• Chronic illness management
• Mental health
• Palliative and end of life care
• Quality and safety
• Leadership and management
• Specialty clinical areas – ED, ICU
• Teaching and learning
• Midwifery
A WWCC may be required. 

Enquiries: Department of Monash Nursing and Midwifery, MNM-EOI@monash.edu

For more information, requirements and submission details please see the below link;


Position Vacant - Head of School and Dean, Sydney School of Health Sciences
Applications close on Sunday 5 May 2019

The Sydney School of Health Sciences, previously the Faculty of Health Sciences, will join the Faculty of Medicine and Health by 2020. Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is known nationally and internationally for its transformational impact on research and education. The school will work as part of a large faculty which seeks to graduate outstanding individuals who are exemplary health professionals. 

We are seeking to appoint a distinguished academic as Head of School and Dean who will join the leadership team of the Faculty of Medicine Health. The school consists of six professions, five research groups and three research centres. The school provides professional preparation programs for a comprehensive range of health science professionals, as well as majors in health science and disability. 

The initial appointment will be for 5 years with the opportunity for renewal and the successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package.

All enquiries should be directed in confidence to:

Ms Pam Lubrainchik
Principal Consultant, Ccentric
+61 452 295 088

Further information: paml@ccentricgroup.com


The Higher Education Conference 2019 - 28 & 29 Oct 2019 - Amsterdam
Submission deadline: 14 June 2019


Dear Colleagues,

The Higher Education Research Conference 2019 will be held on 28th and 29th October 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For more information see: www.HEC2019.nl 

Proposals on Higher Education Research as well as on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning are welcomed in poster, paper and symposium format. The deadline for proposals is 14 June 2019. Registration opens 1 May 2019.

We expect to welcome a mix of of HE researchers, practitioners, policy makers, industry experts and colleagues from professional fields to exchange ideas and the latest research findings on higher education.

This conference is organised in collaboration with the HE division of the Netherlands Educational Research Association. 

We hope to meet you all in Amsterdam!

Best wishes,
Didi Griffioen

Further information: www.HEC2019.nl


Research Officer - The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

We are seeking a Research Officer to join our team working on a funded Ako Aotearoa Project.You will be able to demonstrate your excellent research skills and experience in the collation, analysis and interpretation of data related to the project which is focused on developing institutional capability to design inclusive, culturally responsive, rewarding and fulfilling education for Māori and Pacific students. You will be familiar with current higher education research trends, particularly as related to the objectives of the project and to relevant tertiary teaching development. Experience working with Māori and/or Pacific communities in New Zealand and knowledge of Māori and/or Pacific cultures and languages is essential. Fluency in te reo Māori and/or at least one Pacific language is preferred. You will have a Masters degree in a relevant field with a high quality research component, with a PhD preferred. A high level of English oral and written skills is essential along with a strong work ethic and the ability to support and work in research teams comprised of experienced researchers, community partners, and students. Salary will be in the range of NZ$64,503 to $75,000 per year, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.
This position is fixed term until 18 December 2020. For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

Further information: www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz


Free Book: The Global School - Education in the Time of Digitisation

Dear colleagues,

Looking for a break from everyday work, or some light reading? Browse through this book, self-published and co-published with Mike Douse, who was the major contributor, and co-author Philip Uys.

The book is available for download for free as a PDF at: http://www.globe-online.com/theglobalschool.pdf
Kindle and paperback: https://www.amazon.com/GLOBAL-SCHOOL-Education-Time-Digitisation-ebook/d.... (Unfortunately Amazon does not allow free Kindle and paperback versions - but we chose the minimum price possible!)

Associate Professor Philip Uys, PhD
Director, Learning Technologies
Acting Director, Learning Resources
Learning Technologies Unit, Division of Learning and Teaching
Charles Sturt University


New online first articles in Higher Education Research and Development

Impact of a discrete First Peoples health course on students’ experience and development of cultural capabilities, Roianne West, Kyly Mills, Dale Rowland & Debra Creedy, https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1603202

Experiences of dyslexia and the transition to university: a case study of five students at different stages of study, Ciara O’Byrne, Caroline Jagoe & Margaret Lawler, https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1602595

Positive and negative experiences related to doctoral study conditions, M. Corcelles, M. Cano, E. Liesa, G. González-Ocampo & M. Castelló, https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1602596

All this and more on the Higher Education Research and Development twitter feed at https://twitter.com/HERDJournal